World-renowned artist and Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda shows how to lead as a creative in this standout innovator keynote. In a world where people are looking for superman or superwoman, Maeda discusses how to lead an institution through crisis while being someone who is as true to their core as an artist or designer.
As society becomes filled with more creatives, Maeda addresses how to to influence other creative people and become a stronger leader. Giving an example from his own experience as a young man working Japan, Maeda show that there is no use in getting angry, because as leader, you are the center of all kinds of problems.
Finally, Maeda concludes this standout creative keynote with advice about making mistakes. He shares with the audience that creative people love mistakes because they want to learn from them, an approach to life and work that should be more widely accepted.